27 Jul Can you change your life with just one sentence? This guy reckons you can!
What if you could change your life with just one sentence?
What if you could enjoy, almost immediately, more happiness and success?
If possible, surely that would make you happy!
Well this guy, who just happens to be a US Marine veteran, reckons you should try this…
via Business Insider by Aine Cain
When Andrew Wittman teaches a mental toughness class, he likes to kick things off with a simple question.
“I’ll ask them, ‘Who are you?’” Wittman tells Business Insider.
“And they tell me what they do: ‘I’m the CEO of a defence contractor firm.’ ‘I’m the EVP of a pharmaceutical sales company.’ ‘I’m a cop.’ ‘I’m a Navy SEAL,’” Whittman says.
But that’s not what he’s looking for.
“Those are roles you play,” Whittman says. They’re not who you are.
“If you don’t have an internal identity of who you are, based on an internal strength, and something that you aspire to, then when it hits the fan, you have nothing to draw from. You’re not rooted. You’re not grounded,” he says.
The Marine Corps veteran and former US Capitol Police agent protected members of Congress like Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, and Joe Lieberman during his time as a federal agent. He’s now the author of “Ground Zero Leadership: CEO of You” CEO of The Mental Toughness Training Center, where he teaches clients to condense their core identity into an easy-to-remember sentence.
“Once you know who you are, everything becomes easy, and it becomes clear,” Wittman says. “And all this other stuff melts away because all I have to do is ask myself, ‘Am I acting out who I say I am?’”
For example, Wittman’s own personal statement is that he’s “a man of excellence who always keeps his word.”
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